abuse

Diocese of Harrisburg
Ty Lohr/York Daily Record
AP News
February 19, 2020 - 1:44 pm
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, filed for bankruptcy, six months after disclosing it had paid millions of dollars to people sexually abused as children by its clerics. Read more here.
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Sakinah Love
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Cherri Gregg
February 13, 2020 - 4:00 am
Sakinah Love is changing the game by helping women break free from commercial sexual exploitation. Read more about this KYW Newsradio Gamechanger here.
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Glen Mills Schools
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John McDevitt
January 29, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Five new lawsuits have been filed against Glen Mills Schools, alleging severe physical, sexual and emotional abuse at the since-shuttered reform school. Read the latest here.
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain
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Jim Melwert
January 22, 2020 - 3:28 pm
New federal charges have been filed against alleged members of a violent sex and drug trafficking gang in Berks County, which U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain described as “shocking” and “depraved.” Read more here.
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Judge's gavel
Sunday begins a two-year opportunity for victims of sexual abuse as minors in New Jersey to file civil suits against their alleged attackers and the entities that may have protected them. The Catholic Church is likely to be the main target.
David Madden
December 01, 2019 - 4:30 am
Sunday begins a two-year opportunity for victims of sexual abuse as minors in New Jersey to file civil suits against their alleged attackers and the entities that may have protected them. Read more here.
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“The Catch and Kill Podcast" with Ronan Farrow
RADIO.COM
Ian Bush
November 25, 2019 - 6:10 pm
Ronan Farrow, the journalist whose investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein won him a Pulitzer Prize, is bringing the real-life drama to a podcast. Listen to it here.
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Bathtub
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Kristen Johanson
November 18, 2019 - 3:51 pm
As part of a plea deal with the district attorney, a Philadelphia man has admitted to brutally beating a baby to death more than a year ago. According to responding officers, the man blamed the child’s death on noodles. Read more here.
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Press conference at the Juvenile Law Center.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
November 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Juvenile Law Center released a report Friday that brings children into the conversation of criminal justice reform, and they want state leaders to know juvenile facilities do more harm than good. Read more here.
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Philadelphia city officials discuss a new path for immigrants to get visas.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 24, 2019 - 4:51 pm
There's a new path to get a visa for immigrants in Philadelphia who are victims of crime or need to report certain kind of crimes, and officials say it will also help make the city safer.
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Danielle Pollack is producing a documentary about the failures of the family court system to protect children from abusive parents.
Courtesy of Danielle Pollack
Carol MacKenzie
October 17, 2019 - 7:21 am
When parents get divorced, the fight over who gets custody of the kids can turn ugly. The ugliest cases are those in which a parent is accused of abuse. In a majority of those cases, the kids are awarded to the accused abuser. A child advocate from Philadelphia is on a mission to change that.
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